Sometimes we get our eyes off of what really should be the focus, don't we? We allow the enemy to distract us, to bombard us with chaos, steal our joy, and cause us to doubt what's going on behind the scenes.
If you want to try to make the argument that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are essentially the same, go ahead ... I guess. But just remember the faces of those you're going to have to convince.
Honestly, it was hard for me to read this book. Even as an avid reader, it was hard to stick with it; however, it wasn't hard for the reasons readers might assume. Some might jump to assume that it wasn't well-researched, or well-written, or both. Some might even assume that it wasn't catchy enough to compete with our social media saturated culture.
We are followers of Someone who is far from ordinary. May our ordinary season count the ways we can become better followers, better friends, and better citizens of this world and the next.
If we are really Christian, don't we see everyone as having value, no matter what path they are on? Don't we ask God always to show us our weaknesses? Don't we seek for the chance to literally repent, to turn in another direction than we have been before?
Even though life and the things of this world are but vapors, the values, morals, time, and memories I instill in my son and share with those I love will last for generations to come. This means that I'm committed to a life of faithful obedience that is focused on eternal and not external, temporal things.
In the early months of the primary season, Donald Trump's personal reputation and his awkward attempts to bond with Christian conservatives persuaded political pundits that he'd be unlikely to attract the support of "values voters." The pundits were wrong.
Don't make the same mistake I did. Prayer is far too powerful to allow routine or religion to steal its' effectiveness.
Recently the United Methodist Church has faced the latest iteration of an ecclesial identity crisis. This is not a new phenomenon, as division over ...
I recently had the fantastic opportunity to do a Q&A session with one of my favorite Christian leaders, Brandan Robertson. Brandan is a much so...
Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) is ablaze with anger and a sleeping giant has awoken. The Inter Religious Organization (IRO) voted 17 to 24 in favor of keeping an old colonial law allowing child marriage of girls as young as 12 years old.
Christian liberals are told constantly that we cannot exist, that the very label "Christian Left" is an oxymoron. Liberal Christian erasure is a very real thing, and it's time we pushed back.
Spiritual retreat is time set apart to be in quiet, rest, and solitude with God. For generations, people have gone on spiritual retreats to encounter God and experience spiritual renewal.
With HB 2, Pat McCrory fleeces every worker of employment protections including the right to sue in state court for discrimination based on "race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap."
Thou shalt not take the name of the Lord thy God in vain To be honest: I don't know God. And I don't know what He, if He is out there, wants from Ame...